CVE-2004-2731

MEDIUM

Description

Multiple integer overflows in Sbus PROM driver (drivers/sbus/char/openprom.c) for the Linux kernel 2.4.x up to 2.4.27, 2.6.x up to 2.6.7, and possibly later versions, allow local users to execute arbitrary code by specifying (1) a small buffer size to the copyin_string function or (2) a negative buffer size to the copyin function.

References

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-06/0463.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/11981

http://secunia.com/advisories/29058

http://securitytracker.com/id?1010617

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503

http://www.osvdb.org/7345

http://www.osvdb.org/8363

http://www.securiteam.com/unixfocus/5GP0515DFW.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10632

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2004-12-31

Updated: 2008-09-05

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM